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Jury deadlocks in 2019 Baker Lake murder case; mistrial declared

A Whatcom County jury was unable to determine whether or not an Arlington man killed his friend in self-defense.

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Fauxy Furr in Arlington, Washington upcycles boots with custom trimmings. Their boots proved popular with customers from overseas. Photographed on February 8, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Accidental exporters’ can tap into federal and state funds

The SBA offers funds and expertise to small companies that hope to boost their export business.

Fauxy Furr in Arlington, Washington upcycles boots with custom trimmings. Their boots proved popular with customers from overseas. Photographed on February 8, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Yvonne Gallardo-Van Ornam

Vacant Arlington City Council seat has been filled

Gallardo-Van Ornam served on the Arlington Planning Commission and is a former Monroe Chamber of Commerce director.

Yvonne Gallardo-Van Ornam
Arlington Public Works employees use The Big Sidewalk Sucker to lift a concrete panel from the sidewalk. The device saves the city some money and time to level ground below the concrete. (Arlington Public Works)

This thing sucks and helps repair sidewalks in Arlington

Public works crews can remove heavy concrete panels from sidewalks, so the ground underneath can be restored.

Arlington Public Works employees use The Big Sidewalk Sucker to lift a concrete panel from the sidewalk. The device saves the city some money and time to level ground below the concrete. (Arlington Public Works)
Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.

Arlington Proud Boy ‘Milkshake’ indicted on new charges in Capitol siege

Daniel Lyons Scott assaulted federal officers on Jan. 6, 2021, prosecutors allege. He now faces nine federal charges.

Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.
"Freedom Pig" ran wild in Arlington for close to a week. A group effort led to it's capture. (Photo provided)

Ham on the lam: ‘Freedom Pig’ finally caught in Arlington

An escaped pig was on the run for a week. The search brought the community together.

"Freedom Pig" ran wild in Arlington for close to a week. A group effort led to it's capture. (Photo provided)
WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Smokey Point I-5 rest areas closed this week

The Washington State Department of Transportation is doing regular maintenance through Friday.

WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)

Group envisions robust links for Centennial Trail

Leafline Trail Coalition’s map has over 900 miles through King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)
Jessica Seybold

Sheriff’s office excavates property in search for missing woman

Jessica Seybold, 39, has been missing since December 2017. Authorities received a tip about a property east of Arlington.

Jessica Seybold
Arlington

Smoother sailing: Arlington airport gets grant to fix runway

A $2.3 million federal grant will pave the way for a project to resurface the airfield’s main runway.

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Workers build the first all electric plane, the Eviation Alice, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  The plane is designed for regional travel and to carry nine passengers. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Eviation moves tests of electric passenger plane to Moses Lake

The Arlington company said a bigger runway and flatter terrain are better suited to early testing of the commuter aircraft.

Workers build the first all electric plane, the Eviation Alice, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  The plane is designed for regional travel and to carry nine passengers. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
People gather for a color throw at Stanwood and Camano’s first-ever Pride celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

First-ever Pride celebrations draw hundreds in north county

“We didn’t expect this could happen here,” said Sall Hutson, 76. “In little towns a long time ago, you could hardly come out at all.”

People gather for a color throw at Stanwood and Camano’s first-ever Pride celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Large police response after shots fired on Whitehorse Trail

There were no reports of anyone being shot. A suspect was arrested with the help of a police dog.

FILE - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks March 23, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Months into a complex trial over their role in flooding Washington with highly addictive painkillers, the nation's three largest opioid distributors have agreed to pay the state $518 million. Ferguson announced the deal Tuesday, May 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Snohomish County, cities await their shares of big opioid settlement

There’s $476 million to divvy up with the state. Government lawyers are sorting it out.

FILE - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks March 23, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Months into a complex trial over their role in flooding Washington with highly addictive painkillers, the nation's three largest opioid distributors have agreed to pay the state $518 million. Ferguson announced the deal Tuesday, May 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
A 1.2-mile stretch of 236th Street NE near Arlington will be fully closed May 31 through Sept. 2 for a road project. (Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians)

Months-long closure ahead for 236th Street NE near Arlington

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians is widening lanes, adding a separated shared path and improving wildlife crossings.

A 1.2-mile stretch of 236th Street NE near Arlington will be fully closed May 31 through Sept. 2 for a road project. (Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians)
Arlington

Driver dies after rollover crash at Smokey Point

The deceased man, 25, reportedly sped off from police before crashing into a nearby utility pole. A woman, 19, was injured.

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Nuno Taborda

Former Rolls Royce executive to lead Everett aerospace firm

magniX, which builds electric aircraft motors, has hired Nuno Taborda as its next CEO.

Nuno Taborda
Most of Compass Health’s clinical employees at the Marysville, Monroe and Snohomish sites will transfer to its Everett locations. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Lawsuit blames counselor’s ‘unethical’ relationship for Marysville man’s death

Joshua Klick was referred to a counselor at Compass Health. Two years later he was shot and killed.

Most of Compass Health’s clinical employees at the Marysville, Monroe and Snohomish sites will transfer to its Everett locations. (Sue Misao / The Herald)
WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Free coffee will be back soon at Smokey Point rest areas

Everett’s Silver Lake rest area for southbound I-5 drivers remains closed while WSDOT works on the facility.

WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington seniors and WSU signees Brandon Moore, left, and Aiden Emerson at Arlington High School on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

WSU-bound Arlington seniors are a dynamite distance-running duo

Close friends Aiden Emerson and Brandon Moore have pushed each other to become elite runners.

Arlington seniors and WSU signees Brandon Moore, left, and Aiden Emerson at Arlington High School on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)